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Lamorna Nightingale

MPerf, BMus

Examiner Number: 1013

Lamorna Nightingale is a member of Australia’s premier new music group, Ensemble Offspring, and regularly performs as a casual member of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra, and the Australian Chamber Orchestra.

Lamorna specialises in the repertoire of the 20th ad 21st century and has established strong working relationships with many composers. In 2009 Lamorna released the recording Eat Chocolate and Cry – Australian Flute Music 1999–2009 in collaboration with Christine Draeger and Jocelyn Fazzone, with whom she has recently established the publishing company ‘Fluteworthy’. Her books, Lamorna’s Beginner Flute Book, Repertoire for the Beginner Flautist and 99 Solos and Studies for the Flute have recently been published.

Lamorna studied with Vernon Hill and Virginia Taylor at the Canberra School of Music and with Margaret Crawford at the Sydney Conservatorium, where she completed a Masters in Performance.

Lamorna taught flute for the Australian Institute of Music, University of NSW and several Sydney schools and is a senior examiner for the Australian Music Examinations Board.

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